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Bachelor of Arts in International Studies/Bachelor of Event and Tourism Management - 280JA

Course Code: 280JA
Course Version: 1
Location:
Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Design
Discipline(s): School of Arts and Communications
School of Management
CRICOS Code: 080998G
Lowest Selection Rank: ATAR TBC
English Language Requirements: Academic IELTS of 6.0 or equivalent, with no band score below 6.0

Double Degree: Events and tourism on the world stage

Take your creative vision to the world.

Build on your intercultural knowledge and skills to advance your management capabilities at a global level.

This double degree will equip you with an in-depth knowledge of cultural diversity and socio-economic changes in the context of globalization. You will develop the expertise required for a dynamic career in the event and tourism industries and be educated in foundational business studies relevant to a wide range of international work contexts.

Combine a Bachelor of Arts in International Studies with a Bachelor of Event and Tourism Management at UC to:

  • understand the connections between geography, history, politics and culture and their impact on communities globally
  • explore current world events and global developments
  • acquire creative problem-solving skills for professional innovation
  • gain in-depth knowledge of all aspects of events and tourism
  • focus on business-related fields such as human resource management, accounting and information systems
  • enhance your communication, technical and research skills for the international marketplace.

Study opportunities

  • Our highly recommended international exchange semester offers you first-hand experience at a global level.
  • Seek course advice to exit this program early with a single degree:
    • Bachelor of Arts in International Studies.
    • Bachelor of Event and Tourism Management.

Important to know

  • Fast track your studies and finish in 4 years.

Admission Requirements

Normal UC requirements for admission to an undergraduate course.

Assumed Knowledge

None.

Information on admission closing dates can be found here.

Course Requirements

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In addition to course requirements, in order to successfully complete your course you may need to meet the inherent requirements. Please refer to the inherent requirements statement applicable to your course

Awards

Award(s) Official Abbreviation
Bachelor of Arts in International Studies BA IntlSt
Bachelor of Event and Tourism Management B Event&TrsmMgt

Alternate Exit Awards

Bachelor of Event and Tourism Management Bachelor of Arts in International Studies

Typical Study Pattern

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Please refer to the tab to view Course Requirements, check unit details and select Restricted Choice Units for the course. Please note not all units are offered in each teaching period.

Unit Delivery Modes

Delivery modes for units in this degree are yet to be confirmed. Please contact us for more details.

New course commencing semester 1, 2014. Replacing Bachelor of Arts in International Studies/Bachelor of Tourism Management, 825AA.



Course Learning Outcomes

Course Objectives Graduate Qualities
The course gives students an opportunity to attain interdisciplinary understanding of global issues. It helps them understand the connection between geography, history, politics and cultures of global communities. Problem solving: ability to apply problem-solving processes in novel situations identify, analyse problems then formulate, implement solutions.

Analysis and inquiry: ability to gather information, analyse and evaluate information and situations in a systematic, creative and insightful way.
The course develops students' ability to understand and analyse current world events, by contextualising and communicating them in relation to relevant global developments and processes. Analysis and inquiry: ability to gather information, analyse and evaluate information and situations in a systematic, creative and insightful way.

Problem solving: ability to apply problem-solving processes in novel situations identify, analyse problems then formulate, implement solutions.
The course introduces students to a range of academic fields and approaches its themes and topics from a variety of multi-disciplinary perspectives, and improves their ability to engage in critical analysis of knowledge and practices. Communication: ability present knowledge, ideas and opinions effectively and communicate within and across professional and cultural boundaries.

Working independently and with others: ability to plan own work, be self-directed, use interpersonal skills and attitude to work collectively.

Analysis and inquiry: ability to gather information, analyse and evaluate information and situations in a systematic, creative and insightful way.

Problem solving: ability to apply problem-solving processes in novel situations identify, analyse problems then formulate, implement solutions.
Students will have the analytical skills required to understand and evaluate the global socio-economic impact on cultures and communities. Analysis and inquiry: ability to gather information, analyse and evaluate information and situations in a systematic, creative and insightful way.

Problem solving: ability to apply problem-solving processes in novel situations identify, analyse problems then formulate, implement solutions.

Professionalism and social responsibility: capacity and intention to use professional knowledge and skills ethically and responsibly, for the benefits of others and the environment.
The course equips students with skills needed for generation of creative ideas and problem solving. The course provides internship and field research units which aims to develop skills needed in workplaces. Communication: ability present knowledge, ideas and opinions effectively and communicate within and across professional and cultural boundaries.

Working independently and with others: ability to plan own work, be self-directed, use interpersonal skills and attitude to work collectively.

Analysis and inquiry: ability to gather information, analyse and evaluate information and situations in a systematic, creative and insightful way.

Problem solving: ability to apply problem-solving processes in novel situations identify, analyse problems then formulate, implement solutions.
Graduates of the Bachelor of Events and Tourism Management degree will demonstrate the application of knowledge and skills through innovation and initiative, particularly as these relate to problem solving and decision making. They will develop and adapt solutions to a diverse range of issues and contexts by taking responsibility for their own learning, both independently and within a team environment. Analysis and inquiry
Professionalism and social responsibility
Working independently and with others
Communication
Problem solving
An in depth knowledge of historic and contemporary principles and concepts in events and tourism management with specific attention to business-related fields and disciplines such as human resource management, accounting and information systems. Analysis and inquiry
Professionalism and social responsibility
Working independently and with others
Communication
Problem solving
A demonstrated understanding of the events and tourism industry including its structure, standards, codes of practice and corporate governance. Analysis and inquiry
Professionalism and social responsibility
Working independently and with others
Communication
Problem solving
The ability to critically analyse event and tourism management principles and concepts in order to develop solutions to problems in contemporary professional practice. Analysis and inquiry
Professionalism and social responsibility
Working independently and with others
Communication
Problem solving
Communication skills to enhance the working environment and to present clear and coherent information in a range of formats for business and academe. Analysis and inquiry
Professionalism and social responsibility
Working independently and with others
Communication
Problem solving
Technical skills to facilitate research and analysis of business and tourism data. Analysis and inquiry
Professionalism and social responsibility
Working independently and with others
Communication
Problem solving

Course Duration

Eight semesters full-time or equivalent. Maximum twenty semesters.

Honours

High performing students may be eligible for enrolment in the Bachelor of Arts in International Studies (Honours) course or Bachelor of Philosophy (Honours) course.

Offerings

  • 2019->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
  • Past Offerings
    • 2014->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2015->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2016->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2017->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2018->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal

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